Chesapeake Bay Watershed Project
Students conduct a simulation to determine the health of local streams and rivers. They role-play as researchers, scientists, politicians, and writers and use technology to implement plans to improve the quality of waterbodies.
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Unit 2: Global to Local: Understanding My Place in the Hydrosphere
What does the ground around your home have to do with water pollution? Young ecologists learn about their local watershed and create their own cause-and-effect models of the hydrosphere.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Chesapeake Bay: A Model for Change
Pupils compare historical maps with modern day maps. They explore information about the history of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Students research various facets of life in the Chesapeake Bay region over time. They make predictions about...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History